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Author: 0 House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

If the Senate voted against the bill, the government would have run out of money at midnight on Friday. The compromise spending package does not provide funds for many of Trump's campaign promises, such as a wall on the U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he is "shocked" by the behavior of lawmakers who are celebrating slowing down its construction. House Republican leaders say they are close on garnering the votes to scrap major parts of Democrat Barack Obama's health care ...

Global Media Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate
Author: 0 Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate

The deal was expected to fund the government through September 30, 2017. And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said the bill "delivers some important conservative wins". "We marked this as one of our victories in this particular bill", he said. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney also praised the budget deal in a conference call with reporters.

Global Media US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan
Author: 0 US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

USA and coalition casualties in Afghanistan are rare, having fallen dramatically since the Afghan government assumed responsibility for combat operations in 2014. The US has around 8,400 troops in the country with about another 5,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. As much as 8400 U.S. troops still roam around in the country as part of the NATO-led Resolute Support training and advisory mission, as well as a separate counterterrorism mission.

Author: 0 4 gunmen killed in Syria violence, say activists

This photo provided by Azaz Media Office, a Syrian anti-government activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian citizens and civil defense workers gathering next of. Earlier, a Pentagon spokesman, US Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, referred CNN to the State Department for comment but said the de-escalation zones are west of where ISIS operates in Syria.

Global Media Rouhani's detente policy criticised
Author: 0 Rouhani's detente policy criticised

The Supreme Leader holds the ultimate authority in Iranian politics. They can also make or break candidates in an election period that takes place over a period of just a few weeks. Another one to watch is former police chief Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf. Qalibaf, born in 1961, lost to Ahmadinejad in 2005 and Rouhani in 2013 presidential elections.

Author: 0 Ukip 'blew it' and Nigel Farage was to blame, says Douglas Carswell

UKIP's vote collapsed dramatically in council elections Thursday. Its losses were centered in Lincolnshire, a former UKIP stronghold where Nuttall is standing for election on June 8, Hampshire and Essex, PA said. "It's because we've achieved what we set out as a party to achieve - getting us out of the EU". "But I believe that will be only temporary because a lot of people voted for the referendum for control of our borders and I don't think Theresa May will want to introduce the kind of ...

Author: 0 Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

Pakistan and Afghanistan routinely accuse each other of providing sanctuaries to their enemy insurgents, a charge both sides deny. During the meeting, the geological experts decided that survey of Killi Luqman and Killi Jahangir villages will be conducted.

Global Media Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to Sign Strong Anti-Sanctuary Bill
Author: 0 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to Sign Strong Anti-Sanctuary Bill

But it does allow Texas police to inquire whether a person is in the country legally, even if they're not under arrest. President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation's immigration controls Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of his promised U.S.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn Was Warned About the Risk of His Russian Contacts

On Monday, former assistant US attorney general Sally Yates is scheduled to testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee and recount what she told the Trump administration about former national security adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russian officials.

Global Media Merkel's conservatives defeat SPD rivals in northern state vote
Author: 0 Merkel's conservatives defeat SPD rivals in northern state vote

The vote in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany's northernmost state, comes as a recent surge in nationwide polls for the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) since new leader Martin Schulz was crowned in February has faded. Her steady handling of an awkward first meeting with President Trump at the White House in March and the improvement in their relationship also helped lift Merkel's standing, political scientists said.

Author: 0 U.S. Navy SEAL, killed in Somalia, ID'd

Meanwhile, in a statement on the casualty, U.S. Africa Command said it continues “to support our Somali and regional partners to systematically dismantle this al Qaeda affiliate, and help them to achieve stability and security throughout the region as part of the global counterterrorism effort.”.

Author: 0 Trump says first 100 days have been exciting & productive

Trump's ad also seized the opportunity to lambaste the media for being unfair, something Trump has consistently criticized the media for doing. The 30-second video, titled "First 100 Days", notes the president's "clear vision, resolute leadership, and an uncompromising dedication to the American people, just as he promised throughout his campaign", according to a statement by the organization.

Global Media Isolated Showers Through Late Sunday
Author: 0 Isolated Showers Through Late Sunday

Low temperatures Sunday night will fall into the upper 40s. Lows tonight will be back in the upper 30s with patchy frost. Highs in the low and mid 60s. High temperatures will be in the mid 70s. Readings reach the middle to upper 60s. Sunday still brings the chance for a few showers, but there's indication the day could turn drier.

Global Media Blow To Lalu, Supreme Court Orders Separate Trial In Fodder Cases
Author: 0 Blow To Lalu, Supreme Court Orders Separate Trial In Fodder Cases

Meanwhile, a delegation of the BJP met with Governor Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday and asked him to interfere in the matter saying the entire Bihar government was being run by criminals lodged in various jails in Bihar. A case of Disproportionate Assets was registered against him in 1998, with Rabri Devi being named as a co-accused for abetting the crime. The BJP and JD (U) effectively turned the scam into a poll plank, which led the alliance to power in 2005.

Author: 0 French trade unions warn against Macron win, demonstration set for Monday

She will likely seize on any of Macron's potential failures as proof that her far-right platform is the only true alternative to the ills of French politics. Supporters of Emmanuel Macron celebrate after the second round of 2017 French presidential election, in Lyon, France, May 7, 2017 . "The Front National is not finished", said Jean-Yves Camus, director of the Observatory of Radical Politics at the Jean-Jaurès foundation in Paris.

Global Media Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes
Author: 0 Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

But McMaster and South Korea's presidential security adviser Chairman Kim Kwan-jin spoke on Sunday to confirm that the US won't seek money from Seoul to pay for the Thaad system. must be supported by its worldwide allies if it is going to make any meaningful strides, adding: 'It's important for all of us to confront this regime...

Global Media Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised Trump travel ban
Author: 0 Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised Trump travel ban

It is highly unlikely that the judges would issue a ruling on Monday, but a decision could come in the next few weeks. The legal and political stakes in the case are high. "Is this a national security case or is this an immigration case?" Both have been appealed and are scheduled to be argued before the 4th Circuit on Monday and the 9th Circuit on May 15.

Global Media Nigerian president on another medical trip
Author: 0 Nigerian president on another medical trip

The latest medical leave startled Africa's most populous nation even as it rejoiced in the schoolgirls' return. According to a statement signed by Femi Adesina , the length of Buhari's stay overseas will be based on advice by his doctors.

Global Media His support for black colleges remains 'unwavering'
Author: 0 His support for black colleges remains 'unwavering'

In a statement, Johnny Taylor, the president of the HBCU advocacy group the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, said he had received assurances that "there was absolutely no plan to eliminate or challenge this program". "Trump just said f*** you to every HBCU president who sat up in the Oval Office and smiled in his lying face", tweeted CNN commentator Keith Boykin .